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Greycroft closes $175 million third fund

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Greycroft Partners, which made a pretty penny on exits such as Huffington Post and Buddy Media, announced it has completed its third fund, which closed at $175 million. The New York-based venture capital firm (see disclosure below) with offices in Los Angeles, said the fund was oversubscribed but it held...
Greycroft closes $175 million third fund

Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

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You may have missed it, but Google is no longer just Google. Now it's Google with a dying elephant strapped to its back. The dying elephant is Motorola Mobility, the ancient, massive cellphone and cable-box maker that Google finally bought about a month ago. In the days after Google announced...
Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

Mobile Payments Company GoPago Nabs Investment From JPMorgan Chase

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It’s something of a universal truth: standing in line sucks. The folks at GoPago know it and apparently so do the people at JPMorgan Chase, because the financial firm has just pumped an undisclosed amount of money into the Mountain View company in exchange for some of GoPago’s Series A...
Mobile Payments Company GoPago Nabs Investment From JPMorgan Chase

Hey Rocket Internet, your wooden furniture supplier is looking for you. Something about late payments.

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We break a lot of news about German startup incubator Rocket Internet around here (case in point: its Southeast Asia-focused Zappos clone ZALORA just landed investment from JP Morgan), which is apparently drawing attention from…its wooden furniture supplier. This message just hit my inbox (only slightly redacted): Dear Robin, Hello,...
Hey Rocket Internet, your wooden furniture supplier is looking for you. Something about late payments.

Ignition-backed Cloudera scores whopping $65M round

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It’s been a good week for Ignition Partners, the Bellevue venture capital firm. On Wednesday, Citrix Systems announced its intentions to acquire Ignition portfolio company Zenprise in a deal that Fortune pegged at $355 million. Now, Cloudera, a four-year-old Hadoop based software startup led by ex-engineers from Facebook, Google and...
Ignition-backed Cloudera scores whopping $65M round

Denial of service attack takes down JP Morgan Chase sites

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Spokesperson confirms to CNET that the attack is occurring but can't say how long the site has been down. [Read more]...
Denial of service attack takes down JP Morgan Chase sites

Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

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Anyone hoping to get one of Apple's long-awaited new televisions in their home by the end of the year may be out of luck, at least according to one analyst. In an investor note obtained by Apple Insider, JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz says his research "does not indicate any...
Don't Hold Your Breath For An Apple TV This Year Or Even Next Year, Says Analyst

Banks Are Hiring A Bunch Of IT Experts, And It's Going To Reshape Wall Street

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LONDON (Reuters) - The investment banking industry is heading into a digital revolution that could redraw not only its business model but also the traditional image of its staff. Stuck with dwindling profits in an era of poor returns and heavy regulation, the likes of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and HSBC are battling to hire the best software programmers, systems engineers and data analysts, to help...
Banks Are Hiring A Bunch Of IT Experts, And It's Going To Reshape Wall Street

Chase bank Web site suffers outages after Bank of America site problems

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The online site for Chase Bank was dealing with outages Wednesday, just a day after the consumer site of Bank of America reported similar problems. On the company's official Twitter account, the JP Morgan Chase community relations team said that "Chase.com is experiencing intermittent issues. We're working to restore full...
Chase bank Web site suffers outages after Bank of America site problems

Intel's Romley Chip Is Good News for Storage Players EMC and NetApp

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Remember how last week after a survey of 100 CIOs the investment bank JP Morgan concluded that while IT spending is trending up, Intel’s new Xeon server chip known best by its codename Romley isn’t likely to be much of a catalyst for that spending? Remember also how on the...
Intel's Romley Chip Is Good News for Storage Players EMC and NetApp

Facebook shares fall again as criticism of IPO mounts

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Facebook stock falls 4.2% to $32.60 in first 90 minutes of trading, leading to questions over tech firm's financial prospectsShares in Facebook shares fell again on Tuesday as questions mounted over the company's financial prospects and its ability to grow fast enough to meet the hype surrounding its stock. In...
Facebook shares fall again as criticism of IPO mounts

Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

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LinkedIn will report its Q3 earnings tomorrow after the market closes. Wall Street analyst are downright giddy, and their latest research reports on LinkedIn read like love letters. "We have little reason to expect anything but continued strong operating momentum," says Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham. XOXO, right? JP Morgan's Douglas...
Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

Amazon merchants fed up with fee hikes; Google, Ebay could benefit

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Higher shipping costs and extra fees could cause Amazon third-party merchants to move away from the Seattle online giant to competitors like Google, Ebay and Wal-Mart. That’s the report from Reuters today, noting several people on Amazon’s online seller forum who complained of the high fees, many which have gone into...
Amazon merchants fed up with fee hikes; Google, Ebay could benefit

Getting into Y Combinator as a single, non-technical founder

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Yep, it can be done. Y Combinator, that bastion of uber-hacker teams, does accept single non-technical founders, and I am living proof. I was admitted into YC as part of the Summer 2011 batch. But getting in as a single non-technical founder required a higher burden of proof than normal....
Getting into Y Combinator as a single, non-technical founder
For Toyota, JP Morgan, And State Farm, Arizona Is The Silicon Valley Of Data Security

JP Morgan continues its Rocket Internet lovefest, invests in Asian Zappos clone ZALORA

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Online footwear and fashion retailer ZALORA today announced that J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JP Morgan) has injected an undisclosed amount of capital into the business. ZALORA is a Southeast Asia-focused Zappos clone launched by the German Samwer brothers’ infamous Rocket Internet incubator, which we recently reported is continuing its major...
JP Morgan continues its Rocket Internet lovefest, invests in Asian Zappos clone ZALORA

Samsung tipped to continue strong growth with record profits in Q1 2012

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Samsung is tipped to post record profit once again when it announces figures for business during the first quarter of the year, which are expected next month, according to a Korea Times report. Citibank expects that the Korean firm will post “historically high” results as it continues to grow impressively. January saw Samsung post record...
Samsung tipped to continue strong growth with record profits in Q1 2012

Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q4 2012 Earnings Call

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt has put together his list of analyst predictions ahead of Apple's quarterly earnings report this afternoon. The list includes estimates from 36 analysts: 16 "independent" and 20 "institutional" who work for large investment houses or research organizations. As usual, the independents are much more bullish than the institutional...
Roundup of Analyst Expectations Ahead of Q4 2012 Earnings Call

The ethics of cloning: Why 'original' isn't always essential

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Another day, another massive wad of cash flying Rocket Internet’s way. This time it’s JP Morgan again, putting somewhere between $40m-$80m into the Samwer Brothers’ Lamoda fashion site. Lamoda is of course a Russian version of Rocket’s Zalando, which is in turn a clone of Zappos. JP Morgan has already...
The ethics of cloning: Why 'original' isn't always essential

Facebook roundup: stock price slips, Chill raises $8M, new currency API and more

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Facebook shares back down to $31 – Facebook stock is down 5 percent from last Friday, closing at $31.09 today. The stock slipped after a number of analysts suggested that the company might report underwhelming earnings this quarter. Six of Facebook’s 11 IPO underwriters initiated coverage with a Hold rating...
Facebook roundup: stock price slips, Chill raises $8M, new currency API and more

Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

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Banks advising bidders on debt to fund highly leveraged buyout of computer maker said to be 'licking their chops' over paydayThe $24.4bn (£16bn) takeover battle for Dell is set to hand Wall Street firms their biggest advisory payday in at least three years by generating $400m in fee income for...
Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

Whistleblower Exposes JP Morgan's Silver Manipulation Scheme | zero hedge

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Whistleblower Exposes JP Morgan's Silver Manipulation Scheme | zero hedge

Zalando, The Samwer Zappos Clone, Closes Another Round, Adds JP Morgan, Quadrant Capital As Backers

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Zalando, the shoe and fashion e-commerce site originally started as a clone of Zappos by the Samwer brothers, is gearing up for another phase of growth. The company today announced that it has closed another round of funding, adding J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Quadrant Capital Advisors as its newest...
Zalando, The Samwer Zappos Clone, Closes Another Round, Adds JP Morgan, Quadrant Capital As Backers

JP Morgan significantly increases March quarter iPhone, iPad estimates

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Investment bank J.P. Morgan has made "significant increases" to both its iPhonee and iPad projections for the first quarter of calendar 2012 after research indicated "major upside potential" to Apple's sales numbers....
JP Morgan significantly increases March quarter iPhone, iPad estimates

Report: Apple 'cheap' iPhone actually a mid-price device?

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Two analysts from Wall Street investment bankers JP Morgan have produced an analysis of possible scenarios for the rumored (but not announced) "low cost" iPhone model expected to debut later this year, aimed at the large worldwide "prepaid" market. Based both on research of existing entries in that market space...
Report: Apple 'cheap' iPhone actually a mid-price device?

LIVE: Google's Q4 Earnings (GOOG)

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Google posts its Q4 financials today. We'll report the numbers live, here. Click here for updates. Expectations are that Google will meet expectations. Here's what Doug Anmuth at JP Morgan expects for today: Flattish to single digit desktop search growth. Improvement in cost-per-click. And here his what he hopes for:...
LIVE: Google's Q4 Earnings (GOOG)
RIM may sell handset business, according to The Sunday Times

Wall Street: WSJ report of iPhone cut may be inaccurate

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An unverified rumor reprinted in The Wall Street Journal and repeated by other media outlets of Apple cutting orders on the iPhone 5, which briefly sent the stock below $500 is likely misleading, say two leading Wall Street analysts, and at best the result of misinterpretation of supplier reports. Both...
Wall Street: WSJ report of iPhone cut may be inaccurate

Windows 8, Surface tablets will lead Microsoft's fight for relevance

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If 2012 was the year Microsoft set the table for Windows 8, then 2013 is the year the company must prove that the new OS stands out in an increasingly mobile world. Unfortunately, sales of Windows 8 devices have not been impressive so far, according to the New York...
Windows 8, Surface tablets will lead Microsoft's fight for relevance

JPMORGAN: One Of These 15 Companies Could Be The Next Apple

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The 10-year return on Apple is  right around 5,000%. That feeling you're getting in your gut is regret. You can't take a time machine back to the '90s and buy Apple.  But, you can invest in the stock that could become the next Apple. "We have compiled a list...
JPMORGAN: One Of These 15 Companies Could Be The Next Apple
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